graphing reactions


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Bowen 2F
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graphing reactions

Postby Bowen 2F » Mon Feb 15, 2016 2:20 pm

Why do you graph ln[concentration] over time instead of just concentration vs. time?

VictoriaRoderick_3A
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Re: graphing reactions

Postby VictoriaRoderick_3A » Mon Feb 15, 2016 2:53 pm

That depends on the order.

You use ln[conc] for first order.

You use 1/ln[conc] for second order

You use [conc] for zero order.

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Re: graphing reactions

Postby VictoriaRoderick_3A » Mon Feb 15, 2016 9:59 pm

Correction:

2nd Order is 1/[conc]


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